Top things to do in Casablanca

Top Choice Mosque in Casablanca

Hassan II Mosque

This flamboyant building was built at enormous expense to commemorate the former king's 60th birthday. Set on an outcrop jutting over the ocean and with a 210m-tall minaret that serves as the city's major landmark, …
Top Choice Bakery in Casablanca

Pâtisserie Bennis Habous

Secreted in a lane in the Souq Habous, this famous patisserie deserves a dedicated visit. Make your choice of traditional Maghrebi pastries such as cornes de gazelle (crescent-shaped ‘gazelle’s horns’ cookie stuffed…
Top Choice French in Casablanca

Restaurant Brasserie La Bavaroise

Located in a dishevelled street behind the Marché Centrale, La Bavaroise has been serving an ultraloyal local clientele since 1968 and shows no sign of losing its popularity. The speciality is grass-fed beef from th…
Top Choice Seafood in Casablanca

Restaurant du Port de Pêche

Packed to the gills at lunch and dinner, this tried and trusted restaurant on the upstairs floor of a building in the middle of Casablanca's port serves the city's freshest and best seafood. Fish can be enjoyed frie…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Casablanca

Rick’s Café

It may be as cliched as they come, but this tribute bar and restaurant is both endearing and enjoyable. Rick's has loads of atmosphere and serves good Moroccan and international food. American crooners dominate the …
Museum in Casablanca

Moroccan Jewish Museum

The only Jewish museum in the Arabic-speaking world, this institution is set in an attractive garden villa that once functioned as a Jewish orphanage. It traces the 2000-year history of Jews in Morocco, focusing on …
Museum in Casablanca

Abderrahman Slaoui Foundation Museum

An attractively presented house museum with a notable collection of Moroccan decorative arts, this privately established and operated institution occupies the former home of businessman Abderrahman Slaoui. The museu…
Moroccan in Casablanca

La Sqala

Nestled in the ochre walls of the sqala, an 18th-century fortified bastion on the edge of the old medina, this pretty garden restaurant is a tranquil escape from the downtown bustle. Particularly popular for breakfa…
Moroccan in Casablanca

Basmane

The moneyed residents of nearby Anfa comprise most of the clientele at this classy restaurant in the Hôtel Club Val d'Anfa, lured by the expertly prepared traditional Moroccan dishes it serves. It's best visited at …
Moroccan in Casablanca

Dar Beida

Attentive service and luxurious surrounds are the hallmarks of this reliable restaurant in the Hyatt Regency. You'll dine on a low couch and look your best under the mood lighting – it's a great place for a romantic…